Strong, Steady and Large Screen Apple iPhone 8 Plus Review

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Apple iPhone 8 Plus is another flagship large screen phones to pick from their lineup. The iPhone 8 Plus has developed over the previous ten years to where we’re at the present time. Besides, the recently introduced iPhone X comes with a new design direction along with a methodology for how we interact with the iPhones for the subsequent ten years. We have made our choice for those of us who commit to the Apple-verse, the iPhone 8 Plus it is. We’re going to tell you what it’s like living with this phone when it’s the daily drivers of our personal motion. The iPhone 8 Plus is a consistent step-up delivering a much faster experience in a new shell that is somewhat better as a successor to the iPhone 7 Plus.

Besides, its power and speed that’s second-to-none along with wireless fast charging and attractive tweak design. Moreover, we can’t help saying the great cameras when used properly. So, this is another Apple product that comes with a large width and glass design. In fact, iPhone 8 Plus is every bit as powerful as the iPhone X and in a well-known design format that’s now complete with glass both rear and front. However, does Apple iPhone 8 Plus provide enough to be worth the upgrade presently while the iPhone X is stealing the limelight?

Quick Specifications of Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • Screen: 5.5in LCD 1920×1080 (401ppi)
  • Processor: Apple A11 Bionic
  • RAM: 3GB of RAM
  • Storage: 64/256GB
  • Operating system: iOS 11
  • Camera: Dual 12MP rear cameras, 7MP front-facing camera
  • Price when reviewed:£699 (64GB)
  • Connectivity: LTE, Wi-Fiac, NFC, Bluetooth 5, Lightning and GPS
  • Dimensions: 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm
  • Weight: 202g
  • Price: $699.99 for the 64GB, $849.99 for the 256GB

Design of Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • Front and back both are Glass made
  • The option of the new gold color
  • 4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm; 202g

It proves popular with the iPhone 6 and 7, but Apple iPhone 8 Plus get a new design Rather than keep the same chassis. Well, that’s new-ish! As the metal affair Apple has been using since the iPhone 5, which features curved edges both front and back there’s a glass front and back that are separated by a metal frame. Since the phone carries Apple’s usual high level of craftsmanship, running a finger from front to back feels near seamless. We’ve seen on the recent metal iPhones of late as its gloss of the glass delivers much more of a sparkle and sheen, too. Just ask anyone who has an iPhone 4 with glass get the risk of it getting cracked when it’s dropped. So, you must buy a case to avoid the pain.

It’s a new big feature that the change of materials opens the door for wireless charging when it retains an IP67 dust- resistant and water-resistant design. Also, the new iPhone 8 Plus offers three finishes, such as Space Grey, Silver, and Gold. Although it was available to iPhone 7 customers, you’ll not get the iPhone 8 in the Jet Black or Matte Black finish. Moreover, with the metal elements of the iPhone 8 more akin to the Rose Gold color, the Gold finish isn’t as visually harsh as the gold metal iPad. The iPhone 8 Plus’s front remains largely unchanged, Unlike the iPhone X that does away with the Touch ID home button for the sake of facial recognition, Face ID.

New Screen and Better Speakers of Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • True Tone display arrives from iPad
  • 1920 x 1080 resolutions, 5.5-inch LCD (401ppi)
  • Better stereo speakers

Although the design hasn’t evolved a huge amount that’s particularly notable in comparison with iPhone X, it’s the important aspect that it’s now True Tone. It means that same color-rich along with the HDR-capable technology which is found in the latest iPad. Also, as one example the iPhone 8 can present high dynamic range content from Netflix. That means, although the iPhone 8 is not as bright as some of the competition, there is a greater color palette and brighter whites for a more immersive viewing experience.

Besides, Apple iPhone 8 Plus get better speakers. These stereo speakers are a little louder and bassier while it’s redesigned to follow the same approach as the speakers on the iPad. Although not by a huge amount, is a bonus to go along with the better on-screen visuals. It’s definitely a step up while delivering a more round sound.

Powerful Innards of Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • A11 Bionic processor which is a new addition
  • iPhone X’s same core/graphics power
  • Storage options are 64/256GB

There is the new A11 Bionic processor Inside Apple iPhone 8 Plus, which is a new addition. This is the feature that’s a six-core design where two of which are performance cores. It makes the phone speedier compared to the A10 Fusion chip available in the iPhone 7 & 7 Plus. The 8 Plus is a fast phone in simple real-world that handles everything you throw at it. We’ve been more than impressed having used this phone now as a daily device for more than 6 months. Playing with AR demos, Opening apps, and a collection of games have all run smoothly. Also, these load quickly and without fail for the entire time we’ve used it. As it’s implemented to handle the gaming and augmented reality (AR and ARKit) side of things. So, thanks to a new gaming processor as the gaming capability is no doubt.

Wireless Charging & Battery of Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • Works with Qi open standard wireless charging
  • Supports charging pads from Belkin and others
  • Apple AirPower is coming soon in 2018

It’s not just about making things look pretty moving to a glass back. Or, it’s not great watching the phone slide off a seemingly flat-armed sofa. But, it comes with wireless charging. It incidentally is also much faster for this generation as of Apple iPhone 8 Plus is onto a charging pad is a great bed-side addition to the series. As used by other phone manufacturers like Samsung, it uses the popular Qi standard. It’s supported by plenty of accessory manufacturers. Moreover, it’s a good move and one that should push wireless charging to the mainstream. So, this is something that’s not quite happened to date. You can get to go from 16 percent to 70 percent with only 30 minutes at the plug. Although the remaining 30 percent does take longer, it’s fast charging definitely gets the phone up and running rapidly.

Cameras and New Photography Modes of Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • Telephoto lenses with Dual 12-megapixel wide-angle
  • Portrait lighting mode as the new addition
  • For wide-angle camera Optical image stabilization

As the iPhones are always famous for being a good camera so that Apple iPhone 8 Plus continues that practice as well. By having two cameras on its rear the Plus differs from the smaller iPhone. It’s that just like the iPhone 7 Plus. The new model benefits from a new image signal processor inside because the sensors and the lenses stay the same – f/1.8 and f/2.8 sensors respectively. Only the wide-angle camera is image stabilized as with the iPhone 7 Plus so this isn’t going to present the same performance as the iPhone X. this is because the iPhone X offers dual optical stabilization for both the cameras.

When selecting the right option from the new Portrait Lighting mode, the results are great right across the board. It works alongside the Portrait Mode that we’ve seen formerly. the iPhone 8 Plus’s software is able to apply a number of real-time lighting effects to photos to try to replicate a studio environment while using the two cameras to gather depth information. Depending on which mode you go for Portrait Lighting are either stunning or laughable. As if you had studio lights with you, Contour Light adds dramatic shadows and the Studio Light lightens the picture. The Stage Light and Stage Light Mono blacks are out the background when you were on a stage. Our favorite is Studio Light Of the five. As it adds a beautiful brightness to the picture but it’s with no adjusting the overall contrast and exposure. It’s the results truly lift the image.

The software of Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Among the new software, Apple iPhone 8 Plus comes with the New Control Center, Do Not Disturb while driving

and the New camera editing options. It gives greater controls over your pictures and will appeal many of the things like the new photo editing features. Particularly, the capacity to choose which photo you pick from a Live Photo as well as better editing techniques. As the new Do Not Disturb while driving features automatically send text message people to say you are driving, it could be a life-saver sometimes.


Apple iPhone 8 Plus is a sound step-up that delivers a faster experience in a new. It’s somewhat better shell as a successor to the iPhone 7 Plus. The content is all positive new features while coming with the great cameras, wireless charging, and the True Tone screen for HDR Netflix. Ultimately this iPhone could be seen as a “7S Plus”. And with the iPhone X launched in spite of its 8 Plus name. For the people who don’t need a future-facing face-reading Smartphone, it’s the perfect big phone for them.

Educated in English graduation from the National University of Bangladesh. A Professional content writer-cum-virtual assistant at CodeCares.

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